Ujjain Ardh Kumbh: Seven dead as tents collapse

Ujjain: Minimum of seven people lost their lives while around 50 got injured at the Ardh Kumbh Mela when some temporary structures collapsed due to strong winds and heavy rains.

As per the information given by the Ujjain police chief V. Madhukumar: “Six people died after they were buried under the collapsed structures”.

He said a woman pilgrim was among the dead. “She apparently died after she was struck by lightning.”

Ujjain’s BJP MP Chintamani Malviya talking to media said that two or three temporary structures crashed subsequent to the heavy rains.